today, we begin with the final decision. president obama has order that the grisly photo of a dead osama bin laden will not be released to the public, a move that is already sparking some debate. meanwhile, we continue to get more details about how bin laden was ultimately taken down. for more on this, we go to nbc's tracie potts. she's in washington for us. good morning. >> lynn, good morning. first that photo, that controversial photo that the president will not release to the public, at least not now. the white house saying that the risk outweighs the benefit. there are too many radicals out there already been on recal t l retaliation. there's been a fake photo around. some democrats and republicans say they can wait that the dna evidence is enough for them. others say they think the photo needs to be released not only for the u.s. but also so that middle easterners will know that osama bin laden is, in fact, dead and is not coming back, as they put it, to terrorize them.